Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta, invites epicureans to experience the unique champagne and Chinese dish pairing dinner at Jia, the hotel's recently opened Chinese restaurant. Guests will be served Chinese Chef Christopher Chai's set menu dinner paired with champagne selections from Nicolas Feuillatte.

The dinner menu comprises a mix of classic Chinese heavy recipes and other dishes designed to bring out the natural flavours of the key ingredients. Duck is chosen as the main ingredient, highlighting the skills of Jia's chef in preparing duck creations.

Pairing champagne with Chinese food means finding the right proportion to balance the richness of the well-integrated Chinese dishes. The hotel's sommelier team has gone to several menu tastings to ensure this pairing dinner is impressive for both Chinese food fans and Champagne lovers.

To start, Jia will serve Roasted Duck with Fruit Salad accompanied by Crispy Roasted Duck Spring Roll in Spicy Sauce paired with NV Nicolas Feuillatte Reserve Brut, Champagne, France, followed by Braised Four Treasure Soup with Roasted Shredded Duck. The main course is Signature Peking Duck, with the crispy duck skin served in Chinese pancakes and paired with NV Nicolas Feuillatte Brut Rose, Champagne, France.

The duck meat will be stir-fried and served on a fresh lettuce as the second main course. For a heavier dish, Chef Chai chose Braised E-Fu Noodles and Wild Mushroom with Shredded Roasted Duck and Black Truffle Paste paired with Nicolas Feuillatte Cuvee Palmes d'Or Brut Millesime, Champagne, France, 2004.

To end the night, guests can indulge in a luscious Praline Bavarois and Passion fruit Coulis served with Canella of Bourbon Vanilla Ice Cream paired with Nicolas Feuillatte Palmes d'Or Millesime Rose, Champagne, France, 2005. This exquisite dinner will be available exclusively on 21 April 2017 from 6 p.m. for Rp. 988,000++ per person. For more information and for reservations, please call (021) 2922 9999 or send an email to fbreservation.slj@shangri-la.com.

Tags: Jia, Champagne, Chinese Food, Christopher Chai, Nicolas Feuillatte